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MONDAY, DEC. 1, 2014

OLYMPIA -- State workers hoist the Holiday Kids Tree into its stand in the Capitol Rotunda by pulling on ropes from the Third Floor Balconies. The 34-foot noble fir was donated by Winkleworld Tree Farm in Olympia and the donated cash and toys are handled by the Association of Washington Business (Jim Camden)

O holiday tree. O holiday tree.

OLYMPIA -- Volunteer state workers hoisted the Association of Washington Business Holiday Kids’ Tree onto its stand in the middle of the Rotunda this afternoon after decorating the top half of the 34-foot noble fir. Note that the tannenbaum, donated by Winkleworld's Tree Farm in...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012

Post debate: AWB endorses McKenna, Dunn 

In a move that may shock no one, the Association of Washington Business endorsed Republicans Rob McKenna for governor and Reagan Dunn for state attorney general. The business group, which functions as the state's Chamber of Commerce, co-hosted debates in Spokane Wednesday for both offices...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012

Sunday Spin: Gov campaign heads for Spokane

Spokane will be in the political limelight Tuesday as Washington’s first gubernatorial debate of the season takes the stage at the Bing Crosby Theater. The Association of Washington Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated are co-hosting the premier head-to-head between Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012

Inslee campaign complains about AWB donor 

OLYMPIA -- The campaign for Jay Inslee said it was concerned about a big donation an oil company gave to the sponsor of next week's gubernatorial debate in Spokane. But the Association of Washington Business said he needn't be. The $100,000 isn't for use in...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2011

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.